How to Buy Akoin (AKN) on Bittrex Global

Akoin (AKN) is launching today (November 11th) at 11:11 AM PST, or 7:11 PM UTC. Our first listing will be with Bittrex Global. The following article will describe how users can sign up for a Bittrex Global account and purchase their first AKN tokens!

1. Sign up for an account with Bittrex Global

2. Complete KYC/AML

3. Add Funds to Bittrex Global Wallet

4. Purchase AKN

1. Signing up to Bittrex Global

Navigate to https://global.bittrex.com/Account/Register and select the type of account you’d like to create. Fill in some basic personal information such as your email and password.

Your email will serve as your username. Once you’ve filled out the initial information requested, click “Create Account”.

At this point in the process you will be sent an email to verify the address belongs to you. Open the email and click “Verify Email”.

You will then be asked for some additional basic information including First and Last Name. When you’re ready to move on, press Continue. Now it’s time to verify your account through the Bittrex Global KYC/AML process.

2. Completing KYC/AML

Login to your account and click on “Account” in the upper right corner on the Navigation Bar.

Find the “Identity Verification” section and click “Start Verification”

Now you should see a page asking to select your country of origin and provide a form of identification to verify your identity.

You will be required to provide pictures of your ID, which can be captured through your mobile device or a webcam.

If you don’t have a webcam, you can click “Switch to Mobile” to continue the process on your phone, and capture images of your ID via the phone camera.

After submitting your ID, it should take a few moments for the Bittrex Global system to process your information. If your verification is approved you will be directed back to your Identity Verification Screen.

If there were any errors while attempting to verify your account, you will be made aware of them now.

3. Add Funds to Your Bittrex Global Wallet

Once your verification process has been completed, it’s time to fund your account!

On the Navigation Bar, click “Holdings”. You’ll find it on the upper right hand corner of the screen.

Search for the wallet you’re going to deposit to, to purchase AKN, it will be either USDT or BTC.

Once you’ve found and clicked on the wallet you want to deposit to, click on “Deposit”, which you can find under the Actions tab.

Then, copy your wallet address, if you don’t have a wallet address then click ‘Generate new wallet address’.

Make sure to read the coin deposit instructions, and send BTC or USDT to your Bittrex Global account.

4. Purchasing AKN

Now you’re ready to get your first AKN tokens. Once we’ve launched, search for Akoin or AKN on Bittrex Global and you will find our available trading pairs.

Navigate to the pair you’d like to trade, fill in the required information, and you will be able to buy AKN tokens!

Akoin is a new cryptocurrency from visionary changemaker Akon and is the foundation of the Akoin Ecosystem.